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Wish a special someone a happy Easter by handcrafting one of these delightful Easter cards.
Find inspiration from these quick and easy Easter cards. Cardstock, ribbon, patterned paper, and a bit of creativity come together to create these adorable greetings. Read on for instructions and more ideas.
Layer patterned paper, playful ribbon, and a glittery flower to make this delightful Easter card. Use a sticker or your best handwriting to leave the recipient an Easter note.
Editor's Tip: For even more sparkle, use shiny flower stickers on a white background instead of patterned paper.
Six squares of decorative paper make this easy Easter card pop. Use letter stickers or your computer to spell out "Easter wishes," then attach the strip of paper to the bottom of the card to complete this cute Easter craft.
Frame your Easter message in an oval for a creative spin on a typical card. Use a sticker or your best handwriting to spell out "Easter blessings" on patterned paper. Next, adhere the message to decorative paper attached to cardstock. Then add an oval accent and additional touches to complete.
Create this whimsical Easter bunny card in a pinch by layering different colors of cardstock and patterned paper on a square card. Print an Easter message, cut it into a strip, and adhere it to the card using decorative brads, or spell your message with letter stickers adhered directly to the card.
Use premade cutouts or decorative scissors to craft this flower power card. A variety of letter stickers wishes the lucky recipient a happy Easter next to a timeless, funky flower.
With a simple -- but adorable -- chick on this card, what's not to love? Adhere decorative paper to the front of the card, then place a square of festive paper on top. Attach two small rectangles to spell out an Easter greeting and finish with a chick cut from patterned paper.
Incorporate small strips of decorative paper, large letters, and some Easter blessings to make this creative card. Use a cursive font to spell out "blessings," or use a colored pen and your best handwriting to get the message across.
A large flower cutout placed on decorative cardstock helps celebrate springtime. Simply write a quick Easter message on a small tag and tie to the flower with ribbon to complete this stunning, easy card.
There's a bunny hiding in this cute Easter card. Add striped paper to the front of your card and punch a circle for a bunny to peek out of. Use a brad to attach a witty sentiment to the front.
Playful patterned paper serves as the background on this adorable Easter card. Cut out a picturesque chicks and layer on top of two circles of paper. Have the initial layer match the color of the message blocks. Cut a strip of the patterned paper used for the top circle and adhere it horizontally to the card for a cohesive look.
Whether you sketch a creative image, print one off, or request a drawing from the family Picasso, this cute Easter card is sure to be treasured. Adhere decorative paper to cardstock, layering squares of compatible colors on top to back your cute image.
Editor's Tip: In lieu of decorative paper, use a doily or fold up plain paper and cut it in a pattern (like you do to make paper snowflakes).
An illustrated rabbit, floral decorative paper, and defined lines help this card make quite the impression. Write "happy Easter" and use a pinch of pink to outline the image to give the card a nice spring look.
A tiny Easter egg trinket serves as the focal point of this striped Easter card. Adhere different colored paper to cardstock to form a striped pattern. Next, place two layered squares in the middle of the card to frame the Easter egg; tie a trinket to ribbon and hot-glue onto card to complete.
Combine printed and coordinating solid-color cardstock to make this contemporary and dimensional greeting card. Using the pattern of the cardstock as a guide, cut additional blocks of color, wrap them with matching fibers, then mount them on adhesive foam dots. Adhere letter stickers to torn strips of vellum to spell out "happy Easter," adding buttons for a finishing touch.
Hoppy Easter, delightful bunny! With its whimsical whiskers, this greeting is a great way to wish someone special a happy Easter.
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